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  • As I was researching if it was proper to use chalk to outline the information on a grave so you could read it I found out how to clean old grave stones.

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    1. Col. Fleming Hodges (b. Feb 26, 1815 Smith Col, TN – d. July 1893 Lonoke, Arkansas.) “He had considerable talent for trade, and moved to Mississippi”4 He married 1st Katherine Whitaker after her death he married 2ndMargaret Crayton on Nov. 15, 1838 in Mt. Hope, Lawrence County, Alabama. She was the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth (McDaniel) Creighton who was born August 9, 1821 in Courtland, Lawrence County, Alabama 5 He died July 27, 1893 in Arkansas and is buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Shelby County, TN.

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    I am looking for more information on Margaret Crayton or Creighton listed above. I am looking for her parents information.

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  • Researching Crayton’s, Creighton’s, Craton’s

    Looking for these names in Moulton, Lawrence Co, Alabama

    They possibly could have been in several towns in Mississippi.

    Itawamba, Tishomingo, Mississippi


    Elizabeth Crayton

    Thomas Crayton

    James Crayton

    James W. Crayton

    Catharine Craton

    James Craton

    Margaret, Wife of James, Craton



    Water Crayton married Lethie Swoope  January 9, 1910

    Mat Crayton married Vivian Lipscomb March 25, 1917

    Richard Crayton married Julia Ann Byrd December 24, 1922 we also have it December 15, 1922

    Charlie Crayton married Minnie Owen  December 26, 1927

    Kellie Crayton married May Maggie Lean Goodlow May 31, 1942

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